Jason and Tim zip back to the podcast-o-sphere with Episode 2 of Zippy the Wonder Snail. On the docket today: the upcoming “College Bowl” TV show revival academic and the state of the Liberal Arts; suicide and meaning in Star Trek and the necessity of Jesus’s Cross.
We discuss Dennis E. Powell’s piece on the “College Bowl” and the loss of appreciation for the liberal arts in the modern university.
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We discuss Jason’s piece on suicide in Star Trek and what that implies about Gene Roddenberry’s “optimistic atheism.” We also consider the darker tone of post-Roddenberry Star Trek.
We discuss the need for the Cross of Jesus and how the bold proclamation of our sinfulness is actually a hopeful thing.
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